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Forging the Anthropocene Anew This artistic expedition marks a continuation of my Anthropocene Series—a testament to our current geological age, where human activity reigns as the dominant influence on climate and the environment. Within this context, I blend traditional materials with concepts of modernity and technology, unveiling a new mixed media sculpture style. Through this [...]
It was a real 'peak'-ture!
The Chiaroscuro of Soul's Lament: Echoes Within the Absence of Being https://videopress.com/v/tvcZRTBY?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&autoPlay=true&loop=true&playsinline=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true In the enigmatic realm where temporal intricacies converge with conceptual depths, "72 Seconds" emerges as a testament to the interplay between fleeting moments and the profound existential tapestry that unfolds within them. As a sculptural embodiment of temporal fluidity, this work seeks to [...]
James Cameron's iconic film Titanic tells a fictionalized love story set against the backdrop of the tragic 1912 voyage. However, the character of Rose, portrayed by Kate Winslet, was partially inspired by a real person: Beatrice Wood, a remarkable artist known for her ceramics. Wood's avant-garde approach to ceramics and her ability to infuse her [...]
Pit firing clay is a fascinating and ancient technique that involves using a simple pit or hole in the ground to fire clay objects. As an expert in this field, allow me to guide you through the process step by step, including the temperatures involved and the firing techniques employed. Step 1: Preparing the Pit [...]
In my artistic journey, I am thrilled to embark on a new path that embraces the remarkable advancements in visual media technology. With great enthusiasm, I present Transition, my first venture into digital manipulation within mixed media sculpture. As you behold this artwork, I invite you to ponder: How do these technological advances inspire your [...]
Finding Parallels in Creativity, Precision, and Communication Comparing the role of a ceramic potter to that of a President like Joe Biden may seem like a stretch at first glance, but there are some interesting parallels to consider. Firstly, both roles involve creating something new and shaping it into a desired form. For a ceramic [...]
The Ocean Cleanup is on the forefront As an artist, I am inspired by the world around me, and often use found objects in my work. Recently, I have been collecting plastic objects that wash up on my local beach, and incorporating them into my art. The abundance of plastic pollution on our beaches has [...]
Ben'h Usry, born in Aiken, South Carolina in 1940, had a strong association with Jacksonville, Florida throughout his career. In 1962, after serving as an Army illustrator during the Berlin Crisis, Usry settled in Jacksonville and briefly worked for the May Company Department store as an illustrator in Advertising. It was during this time that [...]